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CNN
Jan 5, 2013 10:00am PST
the place we need to see come back. we continue to see, though, some losses in educational employment at the state and local level and retirees in the postal sector. we have yet to see cutbacks in postal -- the budget for the post office so, that will be a bigger head wind down the road. but we are seeing retirees come out there. the public sector still a drag on the overall numbers. i also think it's important on the health care industry where the surprise on the upside was in nursing and in nursing homes, basically, people -- the 80 and over demographic are the fastest growing demographic today. so you're starting to see that filter through and the contour of the jobs. the flip side of this report, where was the fiscal cliff fears, it was in retail. we saw the retail fires in december. remember, retail was very weak. people started to realize the fiscal cliff was out there. a lot of stores said they never recouped after sandy what they thought they would. and the whole retail season they came in for the discounts but they didn't come in in force. we tau sau the retailers
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 10:00am PST
and technology. and we're investing much less than we used to in core areas of education -- state universities, for example, are being decima decimated. if you don't invest for the future, where are you going to get the growth? >> but in 2008 and 2009, invest became a bad word. it became government spending. when you're talking about investing, you're talking about a sophisticated manner. some government, some private sector, some on their own and some jointly. >> precisely. >> that kind of discussion feels dead on arrival in this political environment where we can't even get a budget done. >> and the problem is we're going to have to do some of this anyway. anyone who owns a home knows this. if you differ maintenance, my boiler is leaking but i'm not going to fix it, that's penny-wise but pound pool foolish. the whole thing will break and cost you three times the amount. air travel. we have one of the world's most antiquated air traffic systems. we need to update the computers. it's $25 billion. we're not spending that money because as you say spending is is a dirty word. but one
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
to see some losses in educational employment at the state and local level and retirees in the postal sector, we've yet to see the cutbacks in the budget for the u.s. post office, it will be a bigger headwind down the road. we're seeing retirees, so the public sector, still a drag on the overall numbers. the health care industry, the surprise on the upside was in nursing and nursing homes. people, the 80 and over demographic are the fastest-growing demographic today. the flip side of the report, where was the fiscal cliff fears it was in retail. we saw retail fires in december. retail was very weak. people started to realize the fiscal cliff was out there. a lot of stores said they never recouped after sandy. and retail season. we saw the retailers that had hired up early fire and get red of some of the seasonal workers as well. so that's the fiscal cliff undercurrent. >> is there anything in the law that could unlock some of the money on the sidelines that companies have just sitting in the bank? i know there's a bonus depreciation clause. is there anything in the fiscal cliff
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